Biker passes away following collision on A7

Published 22 March 2018

Police in the Scottish Borders can sadly confirm that a biker has died following a collision on the A7.

The incident took place between Selkirk and Galashiels around 12.20pm on Tuesday 20th March.

A red Kawasaki ZZR 600cc left the road as it travelled northbound through the Boleside area.

The 55-year-old biker, from Edinburgh, was taken to Borders General Hospital and later transferred to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

He passed away in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 22 March).

Sgt Andy Gibb of the Lothians & Scottish Borders Road Policing Unit said: "Our condolences are with the family and friends of the man at this sad time.

"We'd ask anyone who may have information which can assist with our ongoing enquiries to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1382 of 20th March."

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